Friday, March 3, 2017

Wallace Stevens - Poetry for Young People

Poems by Wallace Stevens
Edited by John N. Serio
Illustrated by Robert Gantt Steele
Sterling Pub. Co., 2004.

I love this book because I think the watercolor that accompanies these wonderful poems is absolutely beautiful. This title is one in a series meant to introduce great poetry to children, and I think it does a good job. On each page is an introduction of things to think about while reading the following poem, giving the reader a chance to really connect with the words. And in case any young readers need someone to write a report on, the book also includes a great bio section about this award winning poet.

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